The most important thing to note about acupuncture and weight loss is that it is a complement, not a solution, to sustained weight loss goals. Acupuncture can assist your body…
Amy is a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac) and herbalist by the California Acupuncture Board. She holds a Masters of Traditional Studies in Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, and is currently a doctoral candidate.
Following her masters, Amy completed further studies at the WHO-affiliated Beijing International Training Center in Beijing, China. This included an intensive clinical internship at Beijing Acupuncture Hospital, and advanced training in the treatment of neurological conditions, diabetes, pain management, and gynecology.
Prior to beginning her studies in East Asian medicine, Amy attended Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts, and worked for several years as a personal chef. Food therapy and recipe development are still great passions of hers, and she incorporates these skills into her patient treatment plans.
Before venturing into the health field, Amy earned a BA in International Studies from the University of California, San Diego. After graduating, she lived in Italy for three years, and in Brazil for two. She enjoys learning foreign languages, running, hiking, yoga, and gluten-free baking.
California Acupuncture Board
Diplomate of Oriental Medicine
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